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Tragedy Poems - Poems about Tragedy

Tragedy Poems - Examples of all types of poems about tragedy to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples for tragedy.
I Am Rotting At Your Door
...I am rotting at your door It's nothing you haven't seen before I wish I could stand up and leave It's a tapestry of tragedy I weave I bring this unto myself Put my emotions on a shelf In a ja......Read More
Categories: tragedy, angst, love,
Form: Couplet

House Of Memories
...A house filled with bad and sad memories, Always bound to be left behind just like its stories. The house became the final place before her ending As well as became their own new beginning. Tho......Read More
Categories: tragedy, death, dedication, family, home,
Form: Free verse
...Miracle Everyone says that a miracle is one in a million, but I believe that it is a hoax Why would I want to believe in them when I met you The day I met you, everything changed for the worst Y......Read More
Categories: tragedy, anger, angst, betrayal, depression,
Form: Free verse
Dancing Therapy
...Music is the right therapy for me by far… Add dance steps in and that raises the bar… For the Lord said ,”To make a joyful noise”… even in tragedy… And to use dance to “praise God” to express”You......Read More
Categories: tragedy, adventure, allusion, anxiety, beautiful,
Form: Rhyme
When Suicide Smiles
...If I had a gun I would have already pulled the trigger No silencer because I've been silent my whole life I wish suicide was as easy as a snap or whistling because I'm too sad to live My mask has......Read More
Categories: tragedy, depression, metaphor, poems, poetry,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member WHICH ARE YOU 2
...Are you a SAINT, Or SINNER? Are you a LOSER, Or WINNER? Are you a TOP, Or BOTTOM? Are you a ROW, Or COLUMN? Are you ROCK, Or COUNTRY? Are you SATURDAY, Or SUNDAY? Are yo......Read More
Categories: tragedy, life,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member On an Outback Plain
...On an outback plain where big Roos were few A gang went riding their Harley’s Their plan was to stop at the pub for a brew So they headed at top speed for Charley’s It wasn’t too long as they s......Read More
Categories: tragedy, funny, humor,
Form: Rhyme
...US AND THE STATE OF THE WORLD With our present world encapsulated In a shell of abject tragedy, it’s becoming Painfully difficult to pen pleasurable words Of the beautiful glow of the graces of......Read More
Categories: tragedy, allegory, america, hyperbole, metaphor,
Form: Prose
I'm not done yet
...These days death looks better than freedom Better yet maybe death is my only freedom My only friend Sometimes I feel like I'm dying faster than most And I'm ok with that but should I be Normaliz......Read More
Categories: tragedy, death, depression, poems, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Repressed Desire
...An errant breeze blew hair across my cheek and suddenly my tears flowed as I recalled how we once loved. A love which I still seek. Is it my heart or my vanity that is appalled? How I've strugg......Read More
Categories: tragedy, desire, lost love, relationship,
Form: Rhyme
THE NUMBER 27 - 5th
...In the pages of history there's a baffling mystery about the passing of the crew since eighteen ninety two. Bright stars turned to dim whether fat or slim, no one's young, no one's old, t......Read More
Categories: tragedy, death, tribute,
Form: Rhyme
... Beset it seems on every side Invasions perturbations in our lives By order or by decree Or by slight of propaganda These troublesome entries are constantly knocking And the no escape from it......Read More
Categories: tragedy, peace, people, perspective,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Wish For an Ordinary Day
...Another day marches through September With its ordinaries, its appointments, its glitches -- Hopefully, it will pass as most uneventful, Not seared in our brain by some tragedy I’ll s......Read More
Categories: tragedy, day, how i feel,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Illusion Of Separateness
...Life's greatest heated human tragedy the one we are likely taught not to see. Our wide-ranging worlds are well connected, as atoms wiggle we're all effected. Separation is optic illusion a fitti......Read More
Categories: tragedy, allusion, humanity, philosophy, science,
Form: Couplet
Reading Between the Lines
...I wonder how much ‘the people’ know Looking beyond my cold eyes to see the tears behind Seeing past my comedy and punchlines I wonder if they read between the lines I wonder if it's obvious - w......Read More
Categories: tragedy, anxiety, deep, depression, loneliness,
Form: Free verse

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